Glascock County, GAaugustachronicle.com
Her team was down by 1 point. Laurissa McKinnie drove toward the hoop, sprung for a layup and was fouled just before the buzzer. She stepped up to the free throw line, eyes focused on the hoop, with the outcome of the whole game teetering on her next two shots. The extra hours of practice, the sacrifices, the hard work, that is when it all pays off.